Solutions

The alliance's unique interoperability solutions are already in place today, helping customers around the world consolidate, simplify and better manage their mixed IT environments, while implementing strategies for moving forward into the cloud.

Server

Leverage the best from both worlds with alliance server solutions for mixed environments.

Virtualization

Increase resource utilization, respond faster to changing business needs and standardize your mixed environments.

Management

Manage your Windows and Linux environments from a single, central console.

Cloud

Easily scale your IT services to fit the needs of your enterprise, using on- and off- premise resources.

Support

Gain expert insight, innovative tools and world-class resources from the alliance.

Server

Alliance server solutions can save you money, helping to ensure that mission-critical data center services are delivered reliably and that you get the most out of your mixed IT environment.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

is built to power both physical and virtual mission-critical workloads in a highly reliable, scalable and security-enhanced server environment. Building on the interoperable SLES foundation, enterprises can more easily grow their IT infrastructure in a mixed-platform environment.

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Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

is designed to help you increase control, availability, and flexibility in your datacenter and desktop infrastructure, while helping to reduce costs and lay the foundation for a private cloud infrastructure.

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SLES High Availability Extension

is an open source solution for implementing highly available Linux clusters. Used with SLES, it helps you maintain business continuity, protect data integrity and reduce unplanned downtime for your mission-critical Linux workloads.

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SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server with Expanded Support

enables customers to move to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, the most interoperable Linux platform for physical and virtualized environments, whilst getting support, patches and updates for other existing Linux platforms. This allows customers to standardize their IT environment in preparation for the journey to the cloud.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server HPC + Windows HPC Server 2008

empowers customers to balance server workloads across their Linux and Windows HPC Servers, thus improving IT efficiency and helping ensure optimal responsiveness for users of both platforms.

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Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Suite

provides a comprehensive, cost-effective, out-of-the-box solution for organizations of all sizes to harness the power of supercomputing.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server HPC

allows you to maximize your investment in your server infrastructure with higher density configurations that allow you to reduce the time, cost and complexity of delivering high-bandwidth connections for HPC.

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Virtualization

Alliance virtualization solutions provide you with a familiar, supported, and cost-effective technology platform to help you improve datacenter operations, deliver reliable services, and reduce costs.

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Hyper-V Linux Integration Services

are a set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V.

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Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V

is a foundational virtualization platform built into Windows Server 2008 R2 that supports Windows as well as Linux workloads, and enables a range of scenarios including production server consolidation, dynamic datacenters, business continuity, VDI and testing & development.

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

is the Microsoft System Center solution that provides virtual machine management and services deployment with support for multi-hypervisor environments, helping you create a flexible and cost-effective mixed source private cloud.

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SUSE Manager

helps reduce the complexity of Linux systems management across major hardware architectures, virtual platforms and cloud environments.

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Management

Streamline the management of your virtual and physical environments across both Windows and Linux platforms from a single, central console.

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System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

enables you to discover, monitor, and manage UNIX- and Linux-based computers using the same interface and tools that you use to manage your Windows-based computers.

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Microsoft System Center 2012

cloud and data center management solutions empower you with a common management toolset for your private and public cloud applications and services, enabling you to deliver IT services more effectively.

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Bridgeways Management Packs for Microsoft System Center

provide seamless, end-to-end management of business-critical applications running in Windows, Unix and Linux environments. Management Packs include: VMware, Oracle Database, DB2, MYSQL, JBoss, Tomcat, Apache HTTP, WebSphere, and WebLogic.

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SUSE Manager

delivers best-in-class Linux server management capabilities—such as automated software management, system provisioning and monitoring—enabling you to more easily manage your Linux server deployments across physical, virtual and cloud environments.

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SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center

harnesses the power of SUSE Manager and integrates Linux server management capabilities into System Center. This enables the systems administrator to view server health information and perform both Windows and Linux patching duties via the same console, saving time and money.

Cloud

Take your business IT services to the next level by leveraging dedicated resources—either on-premise or off—that can scale up or down to meet your business requirements.

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Mixed Source Private Cloud Solutions

from the alliance will provide you with the scale and flexibility you need to transform the way you deliver services to your business. See complementary solutions below to learn more about the components of this mixed source solution set.

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Microsoft Private Cloud

is a set of solutions that help you build, deploy and manage mixed Windows and Linux private clouds. Based on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and System Center, it will enable you to transform the way you deliver IT services and help accelerate the growth of your business into the future.

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SUSE Studio

is a web application for building and testing software applications in a web browser. It supports the creation of physical, virtual or cloud-based applications. It is available as an online or onsite version, which enables you to build your own application images or appliances based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. You can also quickly and easily build and deploy cloud-ready applications directly to Windows Azure using SUSE Studio.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Windows Azure

is a proven platform that provides superior reliability and security for cloud computing. This versatile Linux platform seamlessly integrates with Azure cloud services to deliver an easily manageable cloud environment.

Support

With the alliance, you'll get the expert support you need when you need it, leveraging the innovative tools, proven processes, and cost-effective, enterprise level support programs that only Microsoft and SUSE can deliver.

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World-Class Support Offerings

from the alliance deliver SUSE's #1-rated support for your existing Linux deployment (including Red Hat Enterprise Linux), even while you transition your physical and/or virtual environment to more interoperable and cost-effective Linux from SUSE.

SUSE Support Services

take SUSE support to the next level with a single point of contact for all your Linux support queries. The Premium Support Engineer (PSE), Dedicated Support Engineer (DSE) or Assigned Support Engineer (ASE) Services is someone who understands your technical environment and promptly responds to your infrastructure issues.

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